Child Care listening session to be held in Bismarck
The Bismarck Tribune reported, the North Dakota Child Care Action Alliance is holding listening session "to facilitate discussions involving parents, providers, child care workers and business owners.
“The economic an
d public health crises impacting our communities have shattered our already fragmented child care system," said alliance member Erin Laverdure, a mother of two from Stanton. "North Dakota’s families desperately need real solutions to the child care crisis, and it will require addressing the needs of both our rural and urban communities including addressing the child care desert, limiting child care costs for families, and raising wages for thousands of North Dakota child care workers."
Erin Oban, state director for the federal Rural Development agency, will attend the Bismarck session.
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